Remains found at Saskatchewan Residential School

Today, Cowessess First Nation announced the discovery of 751 unmarked graves on the grounds of the former Marieval Residential School in Saskatchewan. This comes less than a month after the remains of 215 Indigenous children were discovered at a former residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia. We recognize that this discovery has re-traumatized Indigenous community […]

2021-22 School Year Calendar is now available

We are happy to share that the Ontario Ministry of Education has approved our 2021-22 School Year Calendar and it is now available. Important Dates First day of school – Tuesday, September 7, 2021 Winter holiday – December 20 to December 31, 2021 March break – March 14 to March 18, 2022 Last day of […]

Year-end reflection from our 2020-21 Student Trustees

To our fellow Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) students: You did it! You made it through a year of constant change and uncertainty. You displayed strength, courage, perseverance, kindness and resilience. As your 2020-21 Student Trustees, we want to congratulate and thank you for staying strong throughout these challenging times. The COVID-19 pandemic has […]

What Learning Will Look Like for Secondary Students in September 2021

We look forward to welcoming our secondary students back to learning in September 2021, and want you to know what learning in person at school or remotely at home will look like. In Person Learning (At School) Secondary students who are learning in person at school in September will see some changes from last year. […]

Vaccines available for anyone 12 years of age and older

Due to additional capacity, Region of Waterloo Public Health is inviting anyone 12 years of age and older to get vaccinated. As of June 23, anyone 12 years of age and older can use the self-serve option to book their own first-dose appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine. Additionally, residents who are eligible for their second […]

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